12-week Pre-sessional Course
Block 1
22nd June-24th July 2015
Name of Tutor Tutor’s room number Tutor’s email






Coursebooks:
Phillips, T. and Phillips, A. (2013) Progressive Skills in English Level 4 Coursebook. Reading: Garnet
Phillips, T. and Phillips, A. (2013) Progressive Skills in English Level 4 Workbook. Reading: Garnet
O’Connell, S. (2010) Focus on IELTS. Harlow: Pearson
Terry, M and Wilson, J. (2010) Focus on Academic Skills for IELTS. Harlow: Pearson
NB These books are available on campus at Blackwell’s bookshop.

12 week course Week 1 22nd - 26th June Room 4C02


Week 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Registration
9.30 Main Info Point

Visa/document check: Visa hub

Induction 10.30 – 11 2B020

Campus tour 11-12

LUNCH 12-1
_______________________________
1pm Students go to class Room 4C02
Academic induction:
Course outline
9.30—11am Progressive Skills
Theme 1
Progressive Skills
Theme 1
Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

11am-11.30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
11.30-1pm Progressive Skills
Theme 1
Tour of Bristol/ Police Registration

Meet student ambassadors at Bus Stops at 11.30am Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

1-2pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2pm-3.30 Progressive Skills
Theme 1
Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS










12 week course Week 2 29th June- 3rd July Room 4C02



Week 2 Monday AL Tuesday AL Wednesday AL Thursday AL Friday AL
9.30 - 11.00
Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS
Student Presentations:
Computers and the vision- impaired

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
11.30 - 1.00
Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

1.00-2.00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2.00 - 3.30

Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Progressive Skills
Theme 2 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

• Self-study task: Portfolio task A.B, C p 67. Prepare a presentation for Friday
• Written assignment: Write an article about the aid that you researched in Ex C (p 67)





12 week course Week 3 6th - 10th July Room 4C02



Week 3 Monday AL Tuesday AL Wednesday AL Thursday AL Friday AL
9.30 - 11.00
Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS
Student debate:
Television programmes that involve the humiliation of contestants should be banned

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
11.30 - 1.00
Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

1.00-2.00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2.00 - 3.30

Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Progressive Skills
Theme 3 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS


• Self-study task: Portfolio task A, B: Prepare arguments for debate for Friday.
• Written assignment: To what extent should reality TV programmes be controlled by television regulators?



18 week course Group Week 4 13th - 17th July Room 4C02


Week 4 Monday AL Tuesday AL Wednesday AL Thursday AL Friday AL
Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS Student discussion:
The positive and negative aspects of ageing population

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS
1.00-2.00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2.00 - 3.30

Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Progressive Skills
Theme 4 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS

• Self-study task: Portfolio p 127 preparation/research for discussion on Friday
• Written assignment: Choose either Assignment 1 or Assignment 2 p127




18 week course Group Week 5 20th – 24th July Room 4C02



Week 5 Monday AL Tuesday AL Wednesday AL Thursday AL Friday AL
Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS Student Presentations:
Influences on the environment

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS
1.00-2.00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2.00 - 3.30

Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Progressive Skills
Theme 5 Focus on IELTS
Focus on IELTS
• Self-study task: Portfolio tasks C, D p 159.